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Wednesday’s Guide: Mayor’s Coffee Hour, ‘Skinny House’ Sold, Top Lobster Roll?

What you should know for Wednesday:

Events for Wednesday, May 31st

9:30am Mayor’s Coffee Hour at Christopher Columbus Park. Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will host the 18th Annual Neighborhood Coffee Hour. The Neighborhood Coffee Hours give residents a unique opportunity to speak directly with Mayor Walsh about needs in the neighborhood. View the event posting.

6:00pm Historian Talk by Anthony Sammarco – Back Bay of Boston at North End Library, 25 Parmenter St. Back Bay of Boston: From the Ropewalks to Muddy River. Noted Boston historian, Anthony Sammarco will present a slide lecture on the transformation of Boston’s Back Bay from a tidal basin to a neighborhood of grand avenues and impressive architecture.

Articles well worth the read!

The ‘Skinny House’ in Boston’s North End has sold — for $900,000

The “Skinny House” in Boston’s North End is officially off the market after being sold for $900,000. The Boston Globe has more on the 1,166-square-foot house that sold for $5,000 over the asking price.

History on the half-shell at North Square Oyster

The newest seafood restaurant in the North End is North Square Oyster which is serving up regional oysters with several crudo dishes among the historic cobble stone patio that is, North Square. Read in full at, The Boston Globe.

What’s the Best Lobster Roll in America?

Voting is still open for 10 different places serving up famous lobster rolls, so which one is #1? Neptune Oyster is in the running, vote now at Coastal Living.

9 fresh-air fitness classes to try this summer

Take advantage of the weather by exercising outside with a variety of outdoor fitness routines. MyStryde in the North End will be offering an outdoor track workout featuring everything from sprints to stair climbs, high-intensity interval training to barre, continue reading at, Boston.com.

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Look ahead courtesy of the Community Calendar

Thursday, June 1

10:30am Children’s Garden Reading Party at North End Library. Celebrate the joy of stories and reading at the 12th Annual Agrippina Fagone Scaduto Bender Garden Party, featuring storyteller Big Joe, who will entertain with his laugh-out-loud-funny, adventurous tales! Located at 25 Parmenter Street, more information.

10:30am Mahjong (American Style) at North End Library. Located at 25 Parmenter Street, come and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation. The cost is free, beginners are welcome. No sign up is required.

6:00pm NE Public Safety Meeting – Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Attended by Boston Police Area A-1, all North End / Waterfront residents are welcome to attend!

7:00pm Faithkeepers Movie Event. Movie presentation of Faithkeepers. In the Middle East, the birthplace of Christianity, Christians and other minorities are being violently persecuted, driven out of their homes, and killed. Their places of worship are being destroyed, and their history is being erased. Click Here for Preview & Tickets.

From the Community: 

Festa della Repubblica Italiana Celebration on June 4th at Christopher Columbus Park. Join us on June 4, 2017 at Christopher Columbus Park to celebrate the 71th anniversary of Festa della Repubblica Italiana, Italian Republic Day. The event runs through the afternoon with free exhibits, children’s area and Italian music. Read more.

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